Deftones - Around the Fur is the second studio album by American alternative metal band Deftones, released on October 28, 1997, by Maverick Records. The album was a critical and commercial success, spawning the singles "My Own Summer (Shove It)" and "Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away)". It is considered by many to be one of the most influential nu metal albums of all time.
Around the Fur is a diverse album, incorporating elements of alternative metal, post-hardcore, and shoegaze. The album is known for its heavy guitars, melodic basslines, and Chino Moreno's distinctive vocals. The lyrics are often dark and introspective, dealing with themes such as love, loss, and addiction.
Around the Fur was a critical and commercial success, reaching number 29 on the Billboard 200 chart and selling over 1 million copies in the United States. The album was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for the song "My Own Summer (Shove It)".
The album has been praised for its innovation and influence. It is considered to be one of the most important nu metal albums of all time, and it has been cited as an influence by many other bands, including Linkin Park, Korn, and Slipknot.
|Original Release: 1997.|
|Catalog No: 9362-49578-0.|
|Size: 12" Single Vinyl Record.|